Kottiyoor hills, beautiful hill rock village in kannur
Kottiyoor is a small village which featured by the characteristics of the hills, that surrounded by the green lush. the wild life sanctuary established here is considered as the 23rd wild life sanctuary in kerala. the beautiful hills of kottiyoor and the wild tourism is one of the best picnic spots in kannur. kottiyoor is lies in the hills ranges of western ghats. the awesome picnic spot is located at the banks of the river bavali. kottiyoor is focused as a devotional pilgrim center in kerala, according to the hindu legend the names of the all places surround the area all derived from the hindu myth.
The kottiyoor siva temple is located at the foot of the hill regions.there are many hill rocks focused at all direction of the hill region. the western direction of kottiyoor hills is a connecting path to the beautiful coorg via aralam wild life sanctuary. the eastern side of the forest ranges is the extending to the border of Karnataka state. this hilly region is ranked under the list of critical biodiversity hot spot. the hilly village of kottiyoor is the part of nilgiri biosphere reserve. the hill region is also provide a vision to the banasura hills at the top of the hills.
The trekking is the main tourism activity for the adventurous seekers. the trekking to the hill is arranged by the tourism department of kerala.Brahmagiri valley is the connecting point to wayand from kotttiyoor. all borders of the kottiyoor hills are the scenic beauty of kerala. so the plan to kottiyoor will be a great tourist experience and also the devotional experience. thalassery is the nearest town connect by buses. the nearest railway station is located at thalassery at a distance of 60 km and the calicut international airport is about 102 km.